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Edward Berger born 1970 in Germany, graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and directed his debut GOMEZ in 1997. He won the German Grimme Award for A GOOD SUMMER (2012). His film JACK (2014) premiered in competition at the Berlinale and won the German Film Award in Silver for Best Film. It also won Best Director and Best Film at the German Director’s Guild Awards. His TV series DEUTSCHLAND ‘83 (2015) premiered at the Berlinale and was the first German TV show to be released in the US. It won the award for Best International Drama Series at Séries Mania, the International Emmy and the Peabody Award. In 2017 he was named one of Ten Europeans to Watch by Variety. Recently he directed Showtime’s PATRICK MELROSE (2018) starring Benedict Cumberbatch, which was nominated for five Emmy Awards and for a Golden Globe.